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[Pew Report] Most View the CDC Favorably; VA’s Image Slips

From the 22 January 2015 Pew Center post

More Partisan Opinions of the EPA, CIA

High Favorable Ratings for CDC, NASA, DOD; Mixed Ratings for IRSThe public continues to express positive views of many agencies of the federal government, even though overall trust in government is near historic lows. Large majorities express favorable views of such government agencies as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NASA and the Defense Department.

In fact, favorable opinions surpass unfavorable views for seven of eight government agencies tested – the IRS is the lone exception. In a survey last February, however, just 24% said they could trust the government in Washington always or most of time. (See this interactive for more on trust in government.)

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More at http://www.people-press.org/2015/01/22/most-view-the-cdc-favorably-vas-image-slips/2/, including tables on NSA, IRS, and VA; views based on party affiliation and Tea Party Republicans

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